Doctors hails successful uterus transplant as a proud moment for medical fraternity

For the very first time in both India and Asia, a woman has given birth to a baby girl after successfully undergoing a uterus transplant

Doctors hails successful uterus transplant as a proud moment for medical fraternityThe woman who hails from Vadodara, Gujarat, who underwent a uterus transplant surgery, has delivered a baby girl. She was the second person in India to undergo a uterus transplant. On the occasion of Dusshera, it is a matter of great pride for Indians and the entire medical fraternity in India. As a doctor in […]

World Palliative Care Day: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation launches Maharashtra chapter in Pune

On the occasion of World Palliative Care Day, which was observed on October 13, the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation (EKRF) has launched its Maharashtra-India chapter in Pune

World Palliative Care Day: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation launches Maharashtra chapter in PuneThe chapter will be headed by Dr Priyadarshini Kulkarni, Senior Palliative Care Physician EKRF is a US-based International charity inspired by the life of humanitarian and hospice pioneer, Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross(July 8, 1926 – August 24, 2004). This Swiss-born psychiatrist was a pioneer in near-death studies and is best-known as the author of the ground-breaking […]

‘TB chose me, because I am a strong person and I could fight back’

In a battle between Debashree Lokhande and Extremely-Drug Resistant TB (XXDR-TB), the gritty woman emerged victorious. The 30-year-old, who suffered from tuberculosis (TB) for seven years, has now successfully recovered from the respiratory disease

‘TB chose me, because I am a strong person and I could fight back’She is not only invited by United Nations to deliver a talk on her journey as a TB survivor at Netherlands in it’s upcoming conference on TB but she is also doing patient advocacy on different platforms in the country. She has also started her full time work now as a senior architect in one […]

WorldMentalHealthDay: Pune mental hospital ‘family ward’ to unite patient and family

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the Pune’s regional mental hospital started a ‘Family Ward’ in the hospital. Where the family of the patient can stay with the patient

WorldMentalHealthDay: Pune mental hospital ‘family ward’ to unite patient and familyThe regional mental hospital in Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra, has started a Family Ward for the patients suffering from mental illness. The ward aims to bring the patients and the family together. So that the patients can spend time with their families Past week, on October 02, the ward began to function. For a patient, the […]

Change in climate leads to rise in viral diseases in Pune

In the last two weeks, Pune has seen many fluctuations in temperature; due to this the city has seen a rise in the number of patients suffering from viral ailments

Change in climate leads to rise in viral diseases in PuneWith the onset of October heat, residents of Pune are encountering many viral diseases. When the post monsoon showers are still vising the city, differences in temperatures are making people from the city ill. The temperatures are varying between hot and cold and during this transitory period, there is an increase in pathogens and allergens […]

Pune doctors successful treat heart patient through a rarely performed surgery

Furthermore, minimally invasive AVR is technically even more difficult in patients with small and calcified aortic roots. This could be one of the reasons that minimally invasive aortic valve replacements is not yet being universally performed

Pune doctors successful treat heart patient through a rarely performed surgeryA team of doctors at Sahyadri Hospitals led by Cardio Thoracic Surgeon, Dr Mahendra Bafna from Pune performed valve replacement on a 27-year-old youngster through small incision. The young man knew that he had problem in the heart valve from last 7 years. He was diagnosed to have leaked aortic valve. Doctors had suggested replacement […]

Pune hoarding collapse: Husband loses life after cremating wife’s ashes

Today, Pune witnessed an unfortunate incident wherein a hoarding came crashing down upon motorists at a traffic signal. Shivaji Pardeshi, was among the people who lost their lives to the dreadful incident

Pune hoarding collapse: Husband loses life after cremating wife’s ashesThe 40-year-old man was returning from Alandi, where he had gone to cremate the ashes of his wife on Friday. While the family was already coping with one tragedy, unforeseen circumstance put them in the wrong place at the wrong time. Shivaji, works as an auto driver and was ferrying his daughter, son and his […]

Three dead, nine injured in Pune hoarding collapse

A hoarding collapsed at Pune’s Mangalwar Peth area this afternoon. The hoarding collapse upon a few rickshaws and bikes which were under it

Three dead, nine injured in Pune hoarding collapseEight people have been injured due to the hoarding collapse. The injured have been rushed to Pune’s Sassoon Hospital. Two people have died due to the hoarding falling upon them, and three people are in a critical condition When My Medical Mantra reached out to the Pune Police Control room they stated that nine people […]

Maha: Pune NGO starts weekly OPD for tribals in Mhalunge village

People who live in the hilly and tribal areas of Maharashtra, still find it difficult to get the basic healthcare facilities. They have to travel several kilometres to reach the nearest primary healthcare centre. Jan Aarogya Manch, an NGO working in Pune has been providing medical care to the people living in these hilly areas

Maha: Pune NGO starts weekly OPD for tribals in Mhalunge villageMhalunge, a small village near Pune, Maharashtra, has been surrounded by hills. The geographical location is such, that if a person falls ill and required immediate medical help. Then, the nearest primary health centre is 10 kilometres away. With no road accessibility, it nearly becomes difficult to take the person to the nearest healthcare centre. […]

Pune: Man suffers from heart attack after playing football

Heart disease is getting younger by the day in India and striking at unlikely early ages. With increasing life style deviation and spiking stress, its catchment area is ominously increasing, taking even youngsters in its grip. Fortunately, the 34-year-old man was rushed to the hospital and timely treatment helped save his life

Pune: Man suffers from heart attack after playing footballIt was an active Sunday morning for 34-year-old man; the IT professional went to play football and after an intense game suddenly began feeling uneasy. He said, “I couldn’t fathom what hit me. I felt a clutching pain in my chest and had difficulty breathing. I was barely conscious when my friends rushed me to […]